The end is nearing and it seems as though Geoworks will retain its legacy
software, because they can not find a suitable buyer at the price they seek.
There is intelectual property bound to GEOS as well as other legacy
software. I have said, in the past, that Geoworks will wait for a
substantial buyer and is not interested in a small company. They want a big
player and will hold out until they get one.
Here is the the PROXY statement, which explains Geoworks' plans:
"OUR INABILITY TO SELL THE AIRBOSS APPLICATION PLATFORM AND OUR LEGACY GEOS
GEOS-SC OPERATING SYSTEMS AND VARIOUS PATENTS COULD HARM OUR BUSINESS.
Although we have been able to sell certain patents since our reorganization
announced in January 2002, we continue to explore the sale of other